1. Family: Clethraceae Klotzsch
    1. Genus: Clethra L.
      1. Clethra fagifolia Kunth

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Venezuela to Ecuador. It is used as animal food and for firewood and revegetation.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 1500 - 3420 m.; Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
    Habit
    Arbusto, árbol
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 1500 - 3420 m.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Habit
    Shrub.
    [UPB]
    Animal Food
    Eaten by animals (Carvajal et al. 2014).
    Revegetation
    Live plant (in situ) - Used for ecological restoration (Carvajal et al. 2014). Live plant (in situ) - Used in restoration ecology for soil recovery (Carvajal et al. 2014).
    Fuelwood
    Used for fuelwood (Carvajal et al. 2014).
    Unspecified Materials Chemicals
    Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Wood
    Used for poles (Carvajal et al. 2014).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Manzano, amarillo blanco, amarillo blandito.

    Clethra fagifolia Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 289 (1819)

    Accepted by

    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Carvajal, L., Ariza, W., Caro, L., Valero, N. (2014). Especies forestales representativas del Sur Oriente de Boyacá. Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/